What do the Dietary Guidelines do for Americans?
c. Diet is a special course of food to which one restricts oneself, either to lose weight or for medical reasons
Getting enough nutrients within your calorie needs
c. nutrient dense foods give you the most nutrients for the fewest amount of calories
How to maintain a healthy weight
c. type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, cancer, sleep apnea, and osteoarthritis
d. fragile bones, weakened immune system, anemia, fertility issues, and hair loss
e. have barley for breakfast and beef up your lunch salad
Suggestions for being physically active every day
c. it's recommended that teens get an hour a day of physical activity
d. include muscle strengthening activities and also bone strengthening activities
Importance of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and milk
c. reduces heart disease and can reduce constipation
d. consider the impact on your health, consume 5 portions of fruit a day, and have fruit for breakfast
How to limit fats and cholesterol
c. cardiovascular disease
d. choose a diet that is low in saturated fat and cholesterol and moderate in total fat, choose beverage and foods to moderate your intake of sugars, choose and prepare foods with less salt, if you drink alcoholic beverages, do so in moderation
Be choosy about carbohydrates
c. table sugar & syrups
d. it can cause obesity and diabetes and nutritional deficiency
Why reduce sodium and increase potassium?
c. osteoperosis, kidney disease, and high blood pressure...
d. Very important mineral for the proper function of all cells, tissues, and organs in the human body